Alfred Avery Forrester
(1895 - 1981)
Alfred Avery Forrester was active/lived in New Zealand. Alfred Forrester is known for painting.
Biography Alfred Avery Forrester
Alfred Forrester was born in Otago in 1895. The Forrester family immigrated from Kings Kettle, Fifeshire, Scotland on the ship Oamaru landing at Port Chalmers in 1879. His father, William Forrester, was a carpenter by trade and the family lived at 13 Percy Street, Weston. The youngest of eight children, Alfred Forrester was educated at Cave School.
He married Hazel Isabel Mason of Dunedin in Columba Church, Oamaru in 1916. The couple relocated to Dunedin where Forrester received tuition from fellow Scottish artist J C Veitch and W A Bollard. Forrester continued his training under A H O'Keefe in Christchurch. In 1920 he attended the Christchurch School of Art under Cecil F Kelly, and help fou
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